PWS Specific Children’s Services

Nestled in quiet residential neighborhoods and countryside beauty, our properties provide the perfect place for a home-like setting.

Each residence creates a safe, supportive atmosphere to enhance individual strengths while nurturing areas requiring growth with patience and understanding.

Our homes are licensed by the state of Wisconsin and currently embrace individuals from locations across the United States.

Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc is excited to announce opening Starlight Home in early September 2015, the first PWS-specific Children’s Home. Starlight is an eight-bed home, able to support children under age eighteen for both residential and respite services.

The same professional expertise and understanding of Prader-Willi syndrome applied to all treatment and support for adults will be applied in the children’s home. Specialized support and services include:

  • 24-Hour Awake Supervision
  • Individual Service/Treatment Plans
  • House Motivational Programs
  • Behavior Management
  • Exercise Programs
  • Dietary Plans
  • On-Staff Registered Dietician
  • On-Staff Registered Nurse & Psychiatrist
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Leisure Time Activities
  • Special Olympics Participation
  • Community Integration
  • Case Management Services
  • Health Monitoring
  • Consultative Services
  • Respite
  • Educational Services/Pre-Vocational Training

Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc partners with Genesee Lake School to provide excellence in educational services within a supportive and enriched environment.

Genesee Lake School

Genesee Lake School is a nationally recognized school dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome, other developmental disabilities, and mental health disorders. A Council on Accreditation certified residential treatment program, they follow an individualized and integrative team approach emphasizing positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices. The goal at Genesee Lake School is to provide an innovative and enriching environment for the students in their care to learn and experience all that life can offer.

Children's-Brochure--For-WeFor more information regarding Genesee Lake School, check out their brochure or visit their website at

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